The coffee machine is a fundamental element for any office. However, the choice of the machine to buy may not be easy, especially if you do not have the necessary skills to identify the most suitable for your facility. In this guide, we will help you understand the fundamental characteristics of a coffee machine to be installed in an office or in a small company and we will present some models suitable for this use.
The main characteristics to consider when choosing the machine are, obviously, the quality of the coffee produced, the dimensions and the programmability. The coffee machine must in fact be able to be installed inside the office in a small space and must be considered as an element that embellishes the work environment. Furthermore, each person has their own preferences and it is necessary that the machine allows the customization of different drinks such as espresso, coffee, latte macchiato, cappuccino etc.
For these reasons, the ideal choice for an office coffee machine is an automatic model that guarantees a high level of customization and the possibility of enjoying your coffee by pressing a simple button.
In this post, we will compare four models of automatic coffee machines and recommend the product that best suits your needs.
GAGGIA CADORNA PRESTIGE
Gaggia Cadorna Prestige is an automatic coffee machine with 14 customizable drinks, the ability to create 4 user profiles for customizing drinks and an integrated milk carafe that allows the production of high quality milk drinks.
The Cadorna Prestige by Gaggia is a 100% Italian production super-automatic machine with a technological design with a color TFT screen with backlit buttons. Users can access all their favorite beverages, create and customize user profiles and access settings for greater usability.
Gaggia Cadorna Prestige comes with 14 preprogrammed drinks including Ristretto, Espresso, Long Coffee, American Coffee, Cappuccino, Latte, Latte Macchiato, Milk Foam, Hot Water for Tea or Infusions and Hot Chocolate.
The integrated milk carafe allows milk to be frothed twice before dispensing to ensure ideal temperature and consistency. For easy and hygienic cleaning, it performs an automatic rinse cycle to remove any milk residues. The carafe can be stored in the refrigerator when not in use.
The machine allows the creation of 4 distinct profiles for saving preferences and favorite drinks, ensuring dispensing with a single click.
The Cadorna Prestige is suitable for use in the office and is the best choice for users who appreciate “click and drink” machines. You can prepare any drink with this machine with a single click and with the guarantee of a delicious quality drink. Cleaning and maintenance are very simple.
SAGE THE BARISTA PRO™
Sage the Barista Pro ™ is a semi-automatic coffee machine with integrated coffee grinder, 6 customizable drinks, an intuitive interface and a preheating system that allows drinks to be dispensed in 3 seconds.
Sage the Barista Pro ™ delivers quality performance with a new interface that provides all the information you need to create bar-quality coffee. The integrated coffee grinder delivers the right amount of ground coffee on demand, for a full flavor. With a 3-second heat-up time and precise espresso extraction, you go from bean to cup faster than ever.
With the right amount of ground coffee, Sage the Barista Pro ™ allows you to prepare a balanced espresso whenever you want. The 54 mm filter holder with a capacity of 19-22 grams is the secret to a quality coffee with a full-bodied aroma.
The digital temperature control (PID) delivers the water at the correct temperature (+/- 2 ° C), ensuring optimal extraction of the espresso. The low pressure pre-infusion gradually increases the pressure and ensures that all aromas are evenly enhanced during extraction, for a balanced final result.
The high-power steam wand allows you to manually froth the milk and obtain a foam with micro bubbles that enhances the aromas and is perfect for latté art.
DE LONGHI DINAMICA ECAM 350.15.B
De Longhi Dinamica ECAM 350.15.B is an automatic coffee bean machine with an attractive design, perfect for use in the office. The machine has an LCD display and allows you to choose between 4 types of drinks including espresso and long coffee. The machine provides a wide range of settings to customize the aroma and temperature of the coffee. The finishes are black and the user interface has soft touch buttons.
De Longhi Dinamica ECAM 350.15.B allows you to prepare coffee and milk based drinks with the simple push of a button. It is possible to prepare two drinks at the same time and, thanks to the manual milk frother, it is possible to create an excellent and creamy milk foam.
The grinding technology includes an integrated adjustable conical-shaped coffee grinder with steel grinders that allows the perfect dosage of the coffee by dispensing the exact amount without leaving residues inside the unit
De Longhi’s Thermoblock system always guarantees the ideal temperature for your drink by heating only the water needed for each individual dispensing.
Cleaning and maintenance of the machine are very simple. To ensure maximum hygiene, the drip tray grid can be washed in the dishwasher to ensure optimal cleaning.
SAECO PICO BARISTO DELUXE SM5572/10
Saeco Pico Baristo Deluxe SM5572 / 10 is a simple and intuitive automatic espresso coffee machine, equipped with multiple functions for setting and customizing drinks. Practical and functional, with an elegant and modern design. Saeco Pico Baristo Deluxe SM5572 / 10 is also easy to clean as it has an automatic cleaning program.
Each drink is fully customizable both in intensity and in length. The integrated grinder allows you to always obtain fresh coffee with 10 different grinding levels to adjust the intensity of the aroma. The self-cleaning system is simple and intuitive, the filter in the tank called Aqua-clean allows you to obtain water free from contamination to avoid limescale formation.
The milk tank is very large and can be stored in the refrigerator. The fast heating boiler allows coffee or any other beverage to be dispensed very quickly, reducing waiting times.
The interface and the built-in display allow you to completely customize the drink according to your tastes, length, aroma intensity, quantity of milk. Customizations can be saved in 13 preset slots. The fast heating boiler allows espresso to be dispensed very quickly.
The 15 bar pressure pump for the extraction of coffee allows you to obtain a more aromatic, creamy and full-bodied espresso just like that of the bar. The tank contains the aqua-clean filter which must be replaced every three months. This allows to have a crystal clear water free of impurities to avoid the formation of limestone.